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Re: Transferring events across data centers

Kafka replication in 0.8 is designed for a Kafka cluster within the same
DC. The following wiki describes cross DC mirroring using the tool
MirrorMaker and how to optimize the throughput for long network latency.




On Fri, Feb 1, 2013 at 6:47 PM, Apoorva Gaurav <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>wrote:

> Hello All,
> We are working on Kafka based event collection system. This needs to gather
> events from across data centers. Lets say all the events will be produced
> in DC1 while kafka brokers and consumers are lying in DC2. Round trip
> between DC1 and DC2 can be around ~80 ms. Number of events should be around
> ~50 million a day, peak being ~5K events a day, data volume ~100GB a day,
> peak being ~10MB a day. What is the best way to do it.
> --- Is keeping the producer is DC1 sending events to DC2 a good idea.
> --- Should my ZK quorum lie only in DC2 or should it spawn across both DC1
> and DC2.
> --- Will this problem be solved easily in version .8.0 through broker
> replication by keeping brokers in both DC1 and DC2.
> --
> Thanks & Regards,
> Apoorvave